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SmilynStef
Cornfields of the midwest
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Another week of skipping through blogland: I want to try making Soft Pretzels for Two or Soft Pretzel Monkey Bread love this fun Kitchen Photo Wall (shown) ... it would make me smile every morning Triple Lemon Poke Cake sounds... Continue reading
Posted 1 hour ago at Ingenious Inkling
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I was thrilled to be asked to join the Product Focus at SplitcoastStampers for the new My Sweet Petunia Cut-Align. And to celebrate, My Sweet Petunia is offering 15% off the entire store (full disclosure, I design for My Sweet... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Ingenious Inkling
So so cool ... and so fun to see your process.
Toggle Commented yesterday on Inspired By: Colorful Houses at Balzer Designs
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The Mini Challenge at The Unity Stamp Company is to make a post card. I started by cutting a piece of thin chipboard into a post card shape (4 1/4 x 6 inches). Next I stamped the Magical and Hopeful... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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After a long day at the office, if I try to create in the evening, the cards usually tend to veer toward clean and simple designs. Tonight I saw multiple flower challenges in my blog feeds, so I decided to... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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While my Easter Stickers were still on my studio table, I decided to join the current Cheery Eggs Fusion Card Challenge. Love those happy Easter colors. Sentiment is from Simon Says Stamp Tiny Words Faith. Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
That big bouquet is amazing.
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I can't remember the last time I had a full day on Sunday to just play in my studio. It was fun to clean-up my space and participate in some challenges. I knew I wanted to join the Gina K.... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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When I saw the Nest full of Eggs on the cover of Chocolat at the Library Challenge, my mind immediately went to an Easter Basket filled with Chocolate Eggs (Dark Chocolate for me please) I picked-up these dimensional Easter stickers... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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While Taylor & friends are having fun at West Coast STAMP JOY in California, I thought I would have my own stamp joy in my studio. I bought this Taylored Expressions Sunflower Bouquet stamp at STAMP JOY in Des Moines,... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Every year at the office we celebrate Festivus ... We of course experience lots of Festivus Miracles, and we Air our Grievances. We also threaten to have a leg-wrestling competition for our Feat of Strength (thankfully no one has had... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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This time of year we always celebrate EARTH Day at Jingle Belles by making cards with recycled elements. I save products all year, so that I have a selection to choose from ... only one problem ... that collection was... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Somehow I let myself run out of Thank You cards ... so when this cute little birdie arrived with my Ellen Hutson order tonight, I knew it belonged on a card. How pretty are those little flowers. I used this... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Another week of blogland finds: I love Pickled Onions Yum Yum Coconut Cake Make your own Flair with Shrinky Dinks Since my self-control for freshly baked Coffee Cake is limited, this Small Batch Recipe would be perfect how to make... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Ingenious Inkling
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Today at the Technique Junkies Blog I'm turning these Distress Resist Stenciled backgrounds into lovely wedding cards ... come check it out ... and remember you get 10% off your order with my discount code TJ10Stephanie. Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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The legendary RBG arrived in my mailbox today, so I had to ink her up ... I learned about this Kelly Purkeys Wonderful Women stamp set when a group of ladies did a blog hop to celebrate Justice Ginsburg's birthday.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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After winning the Queen of Snark last week, I'm thrilled to be Guest Designer at the Sisterhood of the Snarky Stampers this week ... and drum roll ... the theme is ... K is for Karma. I knew immediately that... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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We're still creating in THREES at Jingle Belles this week. I decided to go with three Christmas Sweaters. and how about that perfect cable knit designer paper I used for my background (love when I can actually find things like... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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Tonight I was catching-up on all of the challenges that were posted while I was traveling. When I saw the Don't be Fooled be Foiled Challenge at Simon Says Stamp, I knew it was the perfect opportunity to pull out... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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More fun finds from the land-o-blogs: I love Visible Mending Cucumber Tomato Mozzarella Salad looks like spring in a bowl wonderful Ice Dye Throw Eggplant Parm Mac & Cheese DIY Disposal Cleaning Tabs Rum Apple Dumplings look magical Free Cutting... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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I was in Washington DC for a few days for a work conference. Thankfully I arrived early enough on Sunday go walk around for several hours enjoying the scenery. I also happened to arrive on the peak day of the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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Lots of great new stamps in the Technique Junkies store today ... and remember the entire April release is 15% off through the 8th ... and you can stack my discount code TJ10Stephanie to get another 10% off your entire... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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I am still trying to return my studio to some semblance of order after the disastrous packing experience. While organizing, I found my stash of Penny Black Stickeroos, which are just as lovely today as when I first discovered them... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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I'm thrilled to be guest hostess at the SplitcoastStampers Inspiration Challenge this week. I chose this fun whale bedding from SNURK to inspire my design. I've been wanting to play with the Whale Wishes Stamp set from Rubber Dance, so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling
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We're creating in trios at Jingle Belles this week ... we want to see THREE of anything on your card. My card features three vintage (1981) Wildlife Greeting Stamps from the National Wildlife Federation. They were gifted to me by... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2019 at Ingenious Inkling